Guides

5 Essential Mountain Bike Skills

In our heads we would love to think we look like Nino Schurter or Danny Hart. Free and loose on the bike , throwing the bike into berms, cruising up climbs and tail whipping off tabletops! In reality, if you are honest with yourself this really isn't the case. In fact if you are reading this then it's more like you are looking to improve your skills, get smoother, climb better and descent with confidence.

2017-07-28 15:25:48By

Events

What is mountain bike racing?

Sounds self-explanatory? It's racing a mountain bike right? Well, there is quite a bit to mountain bike racing and one of the great things about mtb racing is that it is very accessible to all levels from under 8's to super vets and is a great way to start off racing whatever your age or ability.

2017-07-25 08:51:17By

Events

How do you get to compete in the Tour de France?

Have you ever wondered how the riders get to ride in the most prestigious race in the world? How do they get in these races? Do you have to qualify? Do you have to win certain races? Do you have to apply to World Tour teams? Do you have to be a certain speed? How do you get into it?

2017-07-07 11:07:31By

Guides

How to pack a Scicon AeroTech Evolution 3.0 TSA bike case

Here is a simple and easy video guide on how to pack a Scicon AeroTech Evolution 3.0 TSA bike case. Learn how quick and easy it is to pack your bike away for your next adventure!

2017-07-02 08:00:31By CyclingCam

Fitness

How often should you Cycle?

The big question is how often should you ride in order to make you, either fit enough to just happily ride your bike, fit enough for the club run, or fit enough to race. Whilst these may all be slightly different goals there is a secret magic formula to ensure you are pedalling pretty in the peloton.

2017-06-26 11:02:04By

Guides

10 Ways to help you train for a Marathon

Summer is pretty much here and that means marathon season is here too! That means training has to be underway. A lot of us may choose to run a marathon for a charity or just because it is your chosen sport.

2017-05-15 13:14:51By

Guides

How do the Pros lead out sprinters?

The winners of bike races are quite often decided by a sprint finish, and surprisingly it's not all about the rider that comes over the finish line first. Without the help of his teammates, they couldn't execute the perfect finish.

2017-04-18 12:48:15By

Guides

How to Change an Inner Tube: 10 Simple Steps

There are two solutions to a flat tyre. You can either patch it up in the workshop, or you can simply change and replace your inner tube. The latter is much quicker and easier, especially if you need a fix mid-ride!

2017-04-07 10:43:03By Elizabeth Demetriou

Fitness

How To Get More Power From Your Legs

Power, we all want more. We are always trying to eek out a little bit more, whether it's loosing weight to increase your power to weight ratio, whether its buying more aero kit, aero wheels, lighter bikes, we are always striving to achieving a little bit more. But what if you are missing the obvious. Power doesn't just come from your legs...

2017-03-17 14:05:47By

Guides

8 Tips on How to Ride in a Group

So you are a keen cyclist and are now looking to take part in your first race, join a club or attend a local reliability ride, but are nervous about the amount of riders that will be around you you may want a few tips and pointers on how you the etiquette of the cycling world.

2017-03-07 16:33:12By